The Maggie Phair Institute for Democracy and Human Rights is proud to announce that our Mimi Soltysik Memorial Scholarship is open for applications. This is the second year for the memorial scholarship.
Mimi Soltysik was the former educator for The Maggie Phair Institute and a former presidential candidate in 2016 for the Socialist Party USA. He was a known organizer, a socialist, and an activist who fought for human rights and democracy during his lifetime. In 2020, at the age of 45, we lost our comrade to cancer. The intension of this scholarship is to help his legacy live on.
This scholarship is designed to honor the memory of Mimi Soltysik, a community activist and presidential candidate. It hopes to help students combine an interest in democracy and human rights with their college studies.
There will be two winners of this scholarship and each winner will be awarded $500 to go towards their education. The application deadline is June 1st, 2022 by 8:59 p.m. PST.